Affordable Housing In Lansing
Mower County, Minnesota

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lansing, Minnesota

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Lansing, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Lansing, Minnesota

Lansing features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Lansing, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lansing.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lansing, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lansing landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lansing.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lansing, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2020 Lansing, Minnesota Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $513 $598 $788 $1,111 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $1,000 to $1,222 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lansing, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.91%
Average Renter Household Size 3.58
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $47,614 ±$25,692
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 150pp
Total Population 184

Population and Household Demographics

Lansing is a City in Mower County, Minnesota with a population of 184. There are 67 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 17.91% of households in Lansing are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lansing

The median gross income for households in Lansing is $47,614 a year, or $3,968 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lansing, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Lansing.1

Area Median Income In Lansing

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lansing, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mower County.

In Lansing, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Lansing

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for Lansing HUD Rental Assistance in Lansing

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450